Rus News Journal

the Salaspilssky nuclear reactor in Latvia W8 liquidation

On Monday the special governmental commission has accepted strategy of liquidation of a nuclear reactor in Salaspilse in Latvia.

According to the plan, full dismantle of a nuclear reactor will occur not earlier than 2010. By the same time all spent nuclear fuel will be transported on liquidation to Russia, informs a source in the cabinet.

the Salaspilssky nuclear reactor has been constructed in Soviet period 4 the scientific purposes and is not suitable 4 electric power industrial production.

under the order of the government it has been stopped in 1998. The program on reactor liquidation costs 6,5 million latov ($12 million), and should be finished by 2010.

participation and partial financing of this program have incurred IAEA and the USA.